All Study Skills workshops

At Birkbeck, we offer a range of workshops to help all students, develop your study skills and get the most out of your time with us.

Browse for workshops that interest you or focus on areas you want to develop. Click 'Book now' to book your free place.

Don't forget there is also a wealth of online resources available to you any time on the Birkbeck Study Skills module in Moodle.

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March 2018
Sat 03 MarLibraryUsing text-to-speech software to support your reading
Learn how to use ClaroRead and SensusAccess to convert readings into formats that can be read aloud from the screen.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, ClaroRead, Disability, Dyslexia, Library skills, Reading and note-taking skills
11:00 to 12:30Library, room LIBRARY SEMINAR 119 places left
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Sat 10 MarStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks? Attend this workshop to learn a five-stage process that involves getting a computer to do some of the work
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
13:00 to 15:30Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)11 places left
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Fri 23 MarStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks? Attend this workshop to learn a five-stage process that involves getting a computer to do some of the work
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
14:00 to 16:30Location TBA, room TBA23 places left
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May 2018
Fri 04 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: approaches for greater reading speed, stamina and comprehension
Make more efficient use of your reading time with strategies for better comprehension, focus and methods for making notes about what you read.
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Assistive Technology, ClaroRead, Computing and IT Skills, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning
14:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 458 (ITS)23 places left
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Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: a five-step approach to writing better essays
We usually have a rough idea of what content should go in an essay, but how many of us have a process that maximises your chance to gain marks?
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Academic Skills, Academic writing, Assistive Technology, Disability, Specific learning difficulties, Technology enhanced learning, Writing skills
10:00 to 12:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Sat 05 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: revision - what to do when revision cramming seems like the only option
Get the most out of your last-minute revision
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, Study skills
13:00 to 16:30Malet Street, room MAL 457 (ITS)23 places left
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Fri 11 MayStudy SkillsBreaking Barriers Kit: revision - what to do when revision cramming seems like the only option
Get the most out of your last-minute revision
For enrolled students

Theme tags: Assistive Technology, Study skills
14:00 to 17:00Malet Street, room MAL 536 (ITS)24 places left
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